Fourways Dental Surgery

Apprentice Dental Nurse - Advanced (Level 3)

Fourways Dental Surgery (Employer)

Anderson Stockley Accredited Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £173.25 to £334.13
37.5 hours per week Monday to Thursday 9:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 - 15:00
21 months (duration)
2 November 2021(start date)
Dental nurse (integrated) (apprenticeship standard)
1 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Advanced Dental Aesthetics are looking to recruit a hardworking, reliable, and enthusiastic person who wants to develop a career in dental nursing. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress into an exciting dental career in a busy dental practice which is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to work alongside the dental team.

Responsibilities

 

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, your duties would include: 

  • Providing chairside assistance to the dentist 
  • Ensure the care and welfare of patients 
  • Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment 
  • Sterilisation of instruments 
  • Mixing materials 
  • Charting on the computer 
  • Complying with strict cross infection procedures 
  • Developing digital x-rays 
  • Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery 
  • Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks 

In-house training will be given by an experienced team and the apprenticeship qualification will be provided in the workplace.

Future Prospects

There are good career progression opportunities, for example: Hygienist & Practice Management and many other industry professions for the right person.

Reality Check

You will be required to have a Hepatitis B injection and pass a DBS check.

References may be requested from either previous employer or education provider.

Applicants should ideally live within a 5-mile radius of the practice and be flexible.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate 

Qualities Required

  • The successful candidate must be reliable and organised
  • Keen to learn
  • Our ideal candidate would have a professional approach with a hardworking attitude
  • They would provide excellent patient care and show commitment to their work
  • You must always be of a smart and professional appearance, wearing a clean, presentable uniform and have a positive attitude

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 and above or equivalent in maths and English.

An initial assessment for maths and English is also required.

Qualifications will be checked before your application is submitted to the employer.

Training Provided

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid at Work
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